High-Power Headphone Amplifier

  • High Power Output for Audiophile Delight
  • Advanced Op-Amp Design for Clarity
  • 3 Gain Modes for Personalized Listening
  • Versatile Preamp Functionality
  • Compact Design, Premium Sound
Regular price $699.00 USD
Sale price $699.00 USD Regular price

High Power Output for Audiophile Delight

Unleash the heart of the SH-X with an astounding 11.5 watts into 16 ohms and 5.5 watts into 32 ohms. This amplifier effortlessly accommodates the most powerful over-ear headphones, delivering an immersive and powerful audio experience.

Advanced Op-Amp Design for Clarity

Featuring 40 carefully selected low-noise op-amps per channel, totaling 80 in parallel circuitry, the SH-X ensures remarkably low noise levels. Revel in every fine detail of your music without distortion, experiencing clarity like never before.

3 Gain Modes for Personalized Listening

Tailor your audio experience with the 3-way gain switch. Choose Low Gain for IEM enthusiasts, delivering optimal performance without overwhelming low-impedance headphones.

Versatile Preamp Functionality

Beyond headphones, the SH-X transforms into a versatile preamp. Seamlessly integrate it into your existing audio system, enhancing speaker performance with the same precision as headphones.

Compact Design, Premium Sound

Designed for limited space, the SH-X complements your desktop with a compact design. The perfect companion to any desktop headphone system, it delivers premium sound without sacrificing valuable space.

Inside the Box

  • 1 x SMSL SH-X
  • User Manual

1 Year Warranty

The SMSL SH-X Comes with a 1 year warranty on the AMP & DAC only. Warranty doesn't apply to the included accessories.

Technical Details

Headphone Outputs
4.4 mm, balanced XLR, single ended 6.35
Balanced, Unbalanced
Output power
11.5W x2 @ 16Ω
5.5W x2 @ 32Ω
600 mW x2 @ 300Ω
300 mW x2 @ 600Ω
137 dB
Dynamic range
137 dB
Input impedance
Amplifier output impedance
About 0Ω
Pre-output impedance
Balanced: 66Ω
Unbalanced: 33Ω
Frequency response
20 – 100,000Hz
Gain Settings
Balanced: -2 dB (low), 6 dB (mid), 23 dB (high)
Unbalanced: -8 dB (low), 0 dB (mid), 17 dB (high)
Power consumption
Standby power
250X51X192mm (WxHxD)
2.42 kg

Processing Time

This product is in Pre-order period. Pre-orders are provided for items that have not reached us and will take some time to be shipped out.

Pre-order Period: 1 week. No cancellation of orders once ordered. avg.


  • No cancellation of orders once ordered.
  • All orders to be shipped out sequentially.

Authentic Products

Linsoul Audio is the authorized distributor. All products are authentic and genuine.

Worldwide Free Shipping

We are located in China but send our products worldwide for free. T&Cs apply.

1 Year Warranty

We provide 1 year warranty for the all products except the cables and accessories*.

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